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Cancer Death Rates Drop 20 Percent in 2 Decades

(CBS News) The cancer death in the U.S. has dropped 20 percent from 1991 to 2009, according to the American Cancer Society's annual "Cancer Statistics" report. Between 1990 and 1991 through 2009, men' ... read more

Cancer death rate has dropped 25 percent since 1991 peak

A steady decline over more than two decades has resulted in a 25% drop in the overall cancer death rate in the United States. The drop equates to 2.1 million fewer cancer ... the cancer incidence rate ... read more

Analysis: Lung cancer deaths decline in California

Those savings will likely grow into the billions of dollars in the decades ahead, experts say. Earlier this month, a study from the UC San Diego School of Medicine found California’s rate of lung canc... read more

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Cancer deaths fall to lowest rate in decades as smoking declines

That's 26 percent lower than in 1991, according to the report, or about ... cancer's death rate fell 52 percent between 1993 and 2015. Increased detection of breast cancer at early stages through mamm... read more


Death rate from cancer now 25% lower than it was 25 years ago, report says

That death toll, however grim, represents a death rate from cancer that is 25% lower than it was a quarter-century ago — a drop ... decades, the new report says, the survival rate for all cancers comb... read more

World Melanoma Deaths Up Among Men, But Not Women

The Czech Republic was the only country with a decrease in men's melanoma death rate, with an estimated annual drop of 0.7 percent between ... increasing in recent decades," she said. Poulam Patel, ch... read more

Cancer Statistics 2014: Death rates continue to drop

The annual cancer statistics report from the American Cancer Society finds steady declines in cancer death rates for the past two decades add up to a 20 percent drop in the overall risk of dying from ... read more

Study: U.S. Cancer Death Rates Declining; Colon Cancer Deaths Set to Make Dramatic Drop

... death rate dropped roughly 20 percent in the last 10 years, according to American Cancer Society figures. The new report -- by researchers at the advocacy group and other organizations -- predicts ... read more

1.5 Million Lives Spared by Cancer Death Rate Reduction in 20 Years, Study Says

... intake and too little exercise could decrease cancer rates by an additional 40 percent in the next 20 years, he said. Brawley said most of the prevented cancer deaths in the past two decades -- ab... read more

US Cancer Deaths Have Dropped by 25 Percent Since 1991

Let's start 2017 with some good news: fewer people are dying from cancer. The cancer death rate has been declining for the past two decades, and has dropped 25 percent in ... compared with 161.2, per ... read more

U.S. Cancer Deaths Steadily Dropping: Report

THURSDAY, Jan. 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Better cancer detection and treatments, not to mention lots of people quitting smoking, have fueled a 20-year drop ... deaths from 1970 to 2015. During the p... read more

Cancer death rate has dropped 25 percent

The nation’s cancer death rate has dropped 25 percent ... seeing the number of diagnoses increase and death rates increasing or refusing to budge. A disparity between the sexes also persists. Men, the ... read more



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